Working with Nonprofit Leaders on Fundraising Skills

I’ve enjoyed supporting Metro Atlanta Leadership Foundation and Perfect Time Partnership by providing fundraising training as part of their program SMART Fundraising 101. Shown here are: (Left to Right)  LaCresha Chatman (coach), Rebekah Cohen Morris (Executive Director of Los Vecinos de Buford Highway), Tabitha Brogdon (coach), and Kandyce Hylick (Founder of InteciSTEMatic).

March 17: Fundraising for Board Members

A key factor in a nonprofit’s success is the board’s participation in fundraising. And yet, studies show that fewer than half of the organizations surveyed had board members strongly participating in donor identification, prospecting, and asking for gifts. Board members have a passion for the mission, but too often are frustrated when they are asked to help with fundraising, as they …

Great Turnout for Board Member Best Practices Class

Thirty four people from eight ministries attended the event, led by Kevin Monroe of XFactor Llc.  The boards of Square Foot Ministry, AMIS, Path to Shine, Heart of a Champion Sports, Surefire Prayer, AP Stewart Center, SOAR and the Eagles Landing Counseling Center were represented. Jim Hull from Surefire Prayer ‘attended’ via Skype from Montevideo, Uruguay

Class 21 Kicks Off

We’re glad to have our newest class begin it’s ten month training program.  Our first class was on Mission and Vision was led by Amy White of Refreshing Perspectives (and also LEAD’s new Board Chair). In our new class are Sharon Yancey and Jordan Black of The Matthew Initiative,  Sharon Foster and Amanda Miller of the Lilburn Cooperative Ministry, Beatrice …

New Report on Digital Marketing for Nonprofits from Idealware

Idealware has a new report available on Digital Marketing.  “We created this report to help you understand the multiple facets of digital marketing of interest to nonprofits, and to identify a logical, cost effective path path forward for your organization.” They focus on three levels of marketing Getting Started Integrating and coordinating your efforts Campaigning and automating To download your …

Recent Graduates: Saving Susan Ministry

    Saving Susan takes the model of connecting Atlantans with orphans in the third world a step further with video calling and social media.  Supporters not only provide financial support for education and living expenses, but also have regular video calls for face to face interaction with the child, as well as contact through Facebook.  They currently support two …

Best Practices Training for Your Board Members Coming Jan 20, 2018

Do you wish some of your board members had a better idea of their responsibilities to your organization? If you do, consider asking them to attend The LEAD workshop for Board Members. The training is a dynamic combination of lecture and discussion with a focus on best practices based on feedback from major Atlanta foundations. In this training session, your board will gain a clearer understanding …